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coastal comeback. a look at the ambitious plan to buy homes destroyed by superstorm sandy. in today's cover story: after spending millions on super bowl ads, what is the corporate payoff? mark your calendars: the magic day to book a flight to snag the best deal. and, are investment clubs facing extinction? plus, getting down to business with sharon osbourne. what she's learned about finance from managing a rock star. first business starts now. you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning everybody! it's tuesday, february 5th. i'm angela miles, and we hope you like our new look! topping our show today... dow 14,000: gone but not forgotten. traders & investors focused on selling stocks monday, causing the dow to pull back. the nasdaq and s&p 500 also fell along with commodities. the market was fretting over political scandal in spain and economic instabilitly in italy. yum! brands, the owner of kfc, pizza hut and taco bell, posted better-than-expected earnings by a penny, but revealed sales are slipping in china. reports say boei
, so no traffic in all of massachusetts, 100 days ago superstorm sandy devastated stretches of the northeast. many are stocking up on food, water, gas in case there are shortages, and there are possibilities of that. they're already warning of possible widespread powerout acknowledges, in new york city it might be ice first. we're in lower manhattan. battery park city. this is misery upon misery for superstorm sandy victims. >> certainly is. this huge snowstorm is going to hit many of the exact same areas that sandy hit so hard just about, as you said, 100 days ago. there are many people, victims of sandy, who still are not back in their homes, living in shelters, many of them. there are many who have not back into their homes but have not yet got full power. cannot run full heating. so they're going to suffer a great deal tonight with these diving temperatures. the snow and the winds that are also coming with this. and if those factors don't do enough damage, there's also great concern about the storm surge. take a look at these figures. new jersey, new york, east of new yo
by a left hook from super-storm sandy. now, new york governor andrew cuomo is proposing spendingon $400 million to buy up thousands of ruined homes so the property can be turned back into wetlands. what do the homeowners think? here's elaine quijano. >> for 11 years, joe monte worked two jobs and spent weekends renovating his statten island home. but weeks after he finished last fall, super-storm sandy swept eight feet of water inside. what did you think the first time you saw the damage from sandy? >> i came into the house with paper towels and fantastic. i stood in the middle of the room, and i called my wife and i told my wife, "there's nothing to clean here. there's nothing to do. it's done." >> reporter: monte welcomes new york governor's andrew cuomo's proposal to buy up properties like his in flood-prone areas. >> this isn't my dream. the poison that's in this home the destruction that took this neighborhood. how could you even stay here and live in this neighborhood? >> reporter: but about 30 miles away in long beach, new york fran adelson plans to rebuild. she too lost almost e
city that are still recovering from superstorm sandy. >> we can handle the snow. we just don't need any more water. >> the last thing we need after this hurricane, you know, but what can we do? we just ride it out like we did the last time. >> reporter: new york city is readying a fleet of 365 plow trucks. they'll be responsible for keeping more than 6,300 miles of city streets cleared of snow. >> that's like going from here to los angeles and back. >> reporter: and for the first time during major snowstorm, the city will be using its plow tracker system. it allows the public to see where the plows have been by logging onto the city's website. forecasters are predicting we could get 14 inches of snow here in new york city. boston, up to 2 feet. and, anne-marie, keep in mind the record snowfall there in boston is a little over 27.5 inches. >> oh, boy. everybody's preparing for the worst. thank you. tetiana anderson in new york. >>> well, overnight california law officials continue their search for an ex-cop who's hunting other police officers. christopher dorn
at airports. the new york is expected to see a foot of snow but with superstorm sandy fresh on the minds of many new yorkers, governor andrew cuomo tried to put this storm in perspective. >> we just went through really horrible storms with superstorm sandy. we're not expecting anything like that. >> reporter: we now have one fatality associated with this storm at this point. we also want to point out at logan international airport in boston, it was reported they saw a gust of wind up to 76 miles per hour. now that's hurricane force winds. so we're dealing with a pretty big storm here. frank, julie. >> thank you very much from boston now we turn to our chief meteorologist bill martin tracking the storm as it pushes through through the northeast, bill. >> this is similar to sandy but it's not near as intense. it's a big storm. they're getting a lot of snow. you have a hurricane wrapped up in that thing. this is a classic nor'easter. it gets its name because it moves in a northeasterly direction. that's the current imagery. let's take a look at the path. as we get close you see right now yo
. this blizzard on the exact same path as superstorm sandy, that could mean more misery for people still trying to recover from that storm. alison kosik is at columbus circle in manhattan. what is new york doing to prepare? >> reporter: right now we certainly are feeling a nice steady flow of snow coming down and not really sticking except for one or two snowballs we're making on the side here. you look out here, everybody's going to work as usual just like a normal bad weather day. everybody knows what's coming later and that's the tricky point. new york city mayor michael bloomberg is concerned about the cleanup because the storm is expected to really hit around rush hour when everybody's trying to get home, that could make it difficult for those salt spreaders and those plows to get through the streets but also extra trains are coming out for those who live on long island, the lirr is adding extra trains to get people home as fast as they can before the big part of the snowstorm hits. carol? >> do you have your flashlight and your toilet paper and your bread? >> reporter: oh, yeah, you know,
, a superstorm taking almost the same path as sandy about to batter the region with almost three feet of snow. this morning as millions try to escape the storm gas becoming in short supply. >> several stations up the road are out of gas. >> i kind of wanted to get gas real quick before it runs out. >>> also grammy weekend. ♪ they want to get my >> reporter: getting ready to hit the stage sunday. ♪ tonight we are young >> reporter: this year the power players of music springsteen, u2 pushed back stage, the younger groups going for grammy gold. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning, thank you so much for being with us. i'm carol costello. potentially deadly blizzard taking aim for the northeast. it's expected to hit starting in a few hours, from new york to maine, we have team coverage of the storm, more than 3,200 flights already have been canceled. boston bracing for as much as three feet of snow by tomorrow morning. meteorologist indra petersons is there, indra, boston schools are already closed, the subway set to shut down at 3:30 this afternoon. it sounds like the message is stay hom
. >>> areas hard hit by superstorm sandy are about to get slammed again by blizzard conditions. sandy are about to get slammed again by blizzard conditions. it's february 8th. captions paid for by abc, inc. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good friday morning, everybody. a busy start to the weekend. that's right. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm diana perez. accuweather predicts hurricane force winds and two feet of snow. that's our top story. >>> another major headline, the all-out search for an ex-cop accused of killing three people. his motives and threats as southern california is under siege. >> such a frightening story and really a national manhunt at this point. >>> also this morning a "world news now "follow up as lawmakers demand tighter gun regulations. there is a new focus on mental health care. hear from an outspoken minnesota sheriff who is now leading that discussion. >>> and the need for speed. the fearless skateboarder who is in trouble after he took a joyride on busy streets going up to 43 miles an hour. lots of downhills, i'm assuming. >> looking good. all ri
after superstorm sandy. >> hopefully we can supply them with enough food, hot food, you know, to get them through, you know, before the storm starts. >> reporter: this storm comes 35 years after the historic blizzard of 1978. two feet of snow and 70 plus -mile-per-hour winds paralyzed the northeast. what you're looking at are 50-foot tall cliffs of salt. it's really impressive out here. and they expect another 60,000 tons to be delivered tomorrow morning, before the storm. what i expect is to be using these tomorrow at this time, because -- they're ski goggles, i'll need them, with all the wind and snow. diane? >> a blizzard that fierce. thank you, ginger. and now, abc's weather editor sam champion is here. so, sam, what about the conditions? going to need goggles for this blizzard? >> reporter: absolutely. because it is blizzard. it's the worst word we can pull out in a winter storm, diane. it's brutal, blowing, blinding snow. whiteout conditions. we have warnings out for seven states here. basically stretches from new york all the way through boston and well into portland. if you l
by superstorm sandy. >> trying to batten down the hatches here, if any storms are coming. the last one ruined us totally. >> reporter: new england residents rushed out to stock up on essentials. >> this is panic shopping. so, bread, milk, a snow shovel in case our snow shovel breaks. >> reporter: the fire department was even called into a supermarket in salem, massachusetts, because there were too many people there. many schools and businesses closed ahead of the storm. and airlines canceled more than 2,000 flights and say more are expected. preeti arla, abc news. >>> and in massachusetts, all subway, bus and commuter rail services will be shut down by midafternoon. >> as you can see on today's front page of "the boston herald," officials are urging drivers to be off the roads by noon, hoping to avoid a repeat of what went on during the historic blizzard of 1978. accuweather's jim dickey has more, now, about what's in store for this wild weather weekend. >> good morning, rob and diana. a crippling snowstorm expected here today. two systems colliding. area of low pressure strengthening. as we hea
coast still recovering from superstorm sandy. >> hurricane sandy cost the economy a $100 billion and the recovery efforts are still going on. so, it could delay some rebuilding activity... activity >> reporter: in new york city and elsewhere, preparations are being made for clean-up. >> we have more than 250,000 tons of salt on hand. >> reporter: according to the long island power authority, the storm has the potential to cause power outages for 100,000 customers on long island. and for the first time ever, lipa is deferring storm operations and response to its subcontractor, national grid. but in manhattan today, it was mostly business as usual, although many workers did try to leave early to beat the snow. and if the snowfall is anywhere close to the storm of '78, you'll see the impact in economic data in the weeks ahead. >> usually major storms cause increased volatility in economic data. so, that jobless claims jump significantly in the beginning as government offices close, because of the storm. and they surge back up after the offices reopened. >> reporter: if there's a si
this weather here. but you know, other people they learn their lesson following superstorm sandy and hunkered down and topped off the gas tanks and got all sorts of supplies and food and nonperishables and enjoying the day. back to you. >> you're exactly right. preparation was key. thanks so much, kelly. >> well, we're getting new information on near historic snowfall totals and the storm is not over, it's churning for another couple of hours and rick reichmuth is live outside our studios, the good thing you can say about this, it happened going into a saturday, a weekend. >> certainly that helps for folks, you don't have to be on the roads going to work and that's the only real positive of it. the images you're seeing in central park there with anna looking pretty good, however, if you go around 40 miles piece of here, that's where it was mayhem and we saw some snowfall accumulating at the rate of about 6 inches an hour and then stranded a ton of cars out on the lie and abandon the cars and they're stuck out there. take a look at the weather maps, where we saw the worst of it. new york city
region, even for areas damaged by superstorm sandy, we are going to look at the threat for coastal flooding there as well as erosion. that's just another part of the story with those winds. >> and power outages, right? if you have heavy, heavy snow and wind, sometimes those power lines -- i mean, so many of the power lines in the suburbs -- in the cities, they're under the ground. >> remember superstorm sandy. >> that's right. i was calling yesterday trying to find a generator. they're virtually out of them. everybody is trying to scramble. >> whenever you don't want it or you don't have the money. >> thank you, jennifer. appreciate it. >>> 36 minutes past the hour. a possible development overnight in the man hunt for christopher dorner. he's the fired lapd cop who's accused of murdering three people. he's vowed to keep on killing. there is a report that he may have been spotted near the barona indian reservation in lakeside, california. the 33-year-old promised retribution for his 2008 dismissal in a rambling facebook manifesto. his burned-out truck was found at a ski resort area
by hurricane sandy. the money will be used for repairs and reimbursement areas damaged during superstorm sandy. >>> some much needed help could be coming to d.c. hospitals. council chair fill mendelson introduced something called the patient protect act. it would require hospitals to keep a minimum nurse to patient ratio. more than half of d.c. nurses responding to a 2012 survey said the hospital staffing is inadequate. >> i think this bill is common sense. i think this bill is today's version of the eight-hour day. >> mendelson also says the bill will include a whistle blower protection for nurses who report unsafe conditions without fear of being terminated from their job. the bill is molded after a california law which was established nine years ago. >>> doctors say the sun may help prevent rheumatoid arthritis in women. researchers followed more than 120,000 nurses in the u.s. for more than 30 years. they found those who spent a lot of time soaking in ultraviolet b rays had a 21% lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis. the sun helps the body produce vitamin d which helps keeps bones
. >>> thousands of superstorm sandy victims are bracing for the worst all over again. mary snow has been in staten island which is getting hit very, very hard. she's got more on this part of the story. >> reporter: snowstorms should be a time for nick camarata to make money repairing snow blowers but his business was destroyed by sandy and he's working out of a badly damaged home. he can't afford another setback. >> as you can see, i got as far as i could trying to rebuild, you know, and i'm in week -- what are we in? week 15? 15 weeks of living in hell. and under these conditions, i couldn't bear another title surge or water coming into the house and causing any more problems than we already have. we've been through enough. >> reporter: we first met camarato when water ravaged the first floor of his home and refused to leave with his family. he suffers from posttraumatic stress disorder. his biggest struggle right now, he says, his emotions. how big of a setback do you think this storm is even if it doesn't do widespread damage, how big of a setback is it just on your psyche? >> you know, you've
of one but allison, you're mentioning four. it appears people learned lessens following superstorm sandy and heeding the warnings. traffic bans were in place. police in new york mentioned there were hundreds of cars stuck on the long island expressway. people really thinking back to the blizzard of '78 when the last travel plan was in place in boston. residents have been getting hit hard and they're trying to keep up with the snowfall. let's take a listen. >> this is the second time i've been out. i only got this little snowblower. i need a plow. >> reporter: over 600,000 power outages around massachusetts and rhode island. outages are not as bad in new york and new jersey, connecticut. there's about 39,000 there. the airports in new york and boston, hartford, those are all closed. we're learning nuclear is trying to get -- newark is trying to get that airport open and get people in the air to their destinations. one good thing about this, we haven't seen kids yet because it's early, but it's a nice snow day for folks. it's nice it happened on the weekend, because there would have been m
inches. you multiply them together it's like superstorm sandy, the cold on one side, the warm on the other. one plus one equaled three. that is what we have here. rain moving up the east coast, snow coming across parts of the northern plains. and then the winter storm advisories, warnings, watches, bliz afterward warnings for boston, hartford, providence. i could see new york city between six and 12 inches. yesterday i was thinking probably three, because it was going to be warmer. now it seems colder, this model is 12.8 for new york. then for new york city on the next one here, models are coming in. we have 11.3. that's why we are at the 6 to 12 for the city. look at the numbers east. three feet for boston. >> i only have a few seconds. in 1978 i was looking through some of the data, it looks like $500 million in damage back then, which was a lot. i think over 100 people dead. are we looking at something this lethal? or are we now in a better place, because we can at least forecast a bit better? >> if you are on the highway and it's snowing and you are stuck, you are putting
officials who of course are still marting from the reaction they had to superstorm sandy, the long island power authority has turned over supervision of this disaster or potential disaster based on this being a blizzard warning, to national grid, which is another power company that provides service. in addition, bank of america -- sometimes things we don't think about, like charging our phones before the power goes out, or this tweet from bank of america that said, make a trip to the atm for cash, fill up your gas tank and cubboards, charge your cell phone and at this point since my mouth is feeing and i can no longer speak well, back to you. a sir serious storm moving through. new york now declaring a state of emergency. >> all right, go home, cuddle up. this just in merely 4400 flights now cancelled today and saturday as this blizzard creates a travel nightmare nationwide. on the phone with me now, dan baker from flight aware. the number keeps risingy. does this top out? are we talking five, six, ten thousand flights canceled? >> at this point, you would want to be if you were in their
by superstorm sandy just last year. by the time the storm is done some places could see up to 3 feet of snow. we go to our chief meteorologist bill martin who is tracking the nor'easter. >> this is a classic nor'easter. as it moves up the coast it's picking up powerful energy. you have the two systems merging. that's what a nor'easter is. you get the system moving up the coast. you get the one moving out of the cooler regions and they merge up. see how they're merging up right here. and all that energy is going to explode in the northeast especially in places like boston where they could see. it's moving into the future here. they could easily see 3 feet of snow. picture san francisco with three feet of snow. that's why they're shutting down the roadways. wind gusts up to 75 miles per hour. they'll have the real heavy snowfall. it's a real distant memory by sunday evening. tomorrow is the big show of this. to drop up to 3 feet of snow that's a problem. it's already causing flight delays. if you're flying to the east call ahead. even chicago, even dallas. we'll see you back here with your forecas
,000 customers. some who had a week in the dark after superstorm sandy, aren't sure how long the power will be out this time. >> can't get much worse. we're hoping for the best. >> reporter: in the rockaway section of new york city, it's a similar feeling of here we go again. this home was flooded during sandy, forcing sheila out for six weeks. this time, she's staying put. >> it's a little disheartening we're getting just hit and hit and hit. >> reporter: many decided to stock up on ice and gasoline for the generatogenerator. the response says this will be faster because they, too, learned their lesson. making sure crews were in place before the snow started falling. what part of the storm concerning you the most? >> not only snow. but winds in excess of 60 miles per hour. >> reporter: it's up to crews like this team, called in from ontario, canada, to go to work. >> dig a hole, put a new pole in. >> reporter: that process, how long does it take? >> could be hours. could be minutes, depends on where it is. >> reporter: and these crews who have been called in from out of town, they hav
but that could be a real problem in parts of long island queens and brooklyn so devastated during superstorm sandy those natural coastal defenses are gone, and even a relatively low three to five-foot storm surge could create a problem. we're starting to see some schools being closed or closed early, as this storm is expected to get worse throughout the day. >> seth doane, thank you. >>> and from new york to boston the travel nightmare has already begun with thousands of flights canceled. starting this afternoon, all flights, that's right, all flights in and out of boston's logan airport are grounded and that affects flights all across the country. terrell brown is at logan, terrell, good morning. >> reporter: norah, anthony good morning to you. nearly 500 flights have been canceled in boston more than 1,800 in the new york area and officials here saying with that many flight cancellations on the grid you can expect air travel problems throughout the day today and maybe through the weekend, and it's not, folks on the west coast taking a flight out of the country's mid s
. and pretty decent approval ratings, chris christie, post superstorm sandy and everything he's done. he's a jovial kind of guy. he pops up on "the late show" with david letterman last night. let's play the part with the doughnut. >> welcome to the show. >> thrilled to be here. >> now, you, how do you feel about me? >> i love you, dave. >> no, but -- >> no, a love that i have a difficult time really explaining. a deep and abiding love. >> now we have a real problem. but i've made jokes about you, not just one or two, not just ongoing here and there, intermittent, but -- >> i mean, listen, sunny hostin, the governor has a sense of humor. >> i absolutely adored what chris christie did on "the letterman show." you have to do that with david letterman. he will eviscerate you otherwise. i think what it showed is someone who can take control of the issue, because everyone knows he has a weight issue, and someone that is saying to the world, yeah, i'm overweight, and i can take it. i can take the jokes. it is fair game. and i've got to tell you, i think he's in a terrific position, again, to op
surge for areas, soledad. still trying to recover from superstorm sandy. again, for international viewers, wind gusts up to 100 kilometers per hour. >> all right this will be a complete mess. jennifer delgado, thank you. stay with us as we continue to cover the storm. beal take a look at airport conditions, thousands of flights already canceled and what it looks like over the next couple of days. the other top story this morning, the hunt for this alleged killer. a former cop in southern california, thought to be a potential break in the case overnight turned out to be a lead to nowhere. a reported sighting of christopher dorner turned out to be false. suspected of killing three people, including a police officer and the fired lapd officer vowed he would target other cops and their families in a long online manifesto. burned out truck spotted in an area around the big bear lake ski resort. he, though, remains at large. casey wian following developments live in hollywood station, california. good morning, casey. >> reporter: good morning, soledad. as you can imagine, law enforcemen
in the northeast. you just lived through superstorm sandy, pommelled the region, that was back in the end of october. and one of the hardest hit areas, staten island, new york, that's where mary snow is today. tell me how people are doing, how they're feeling today. >> reporter: brooke, the thing that people keep saying is here we go again. this is a punch in the gut, and the last thing people here needed. look around me. get a sense of how much work still needs to be done. if we can just pan over, right near us is a tent where volunteers provide meals every day to people here on staten island, in ts section that was so badly damaged. that's where we met steve chatty. he's displaced with his family. he says he comes here every day for his meals. he says he can't believe that he's still living this way and is in disbelief that another major storm is headed here. >> to be honest with you, becoming numb as far as any weather related, you know, issues. we don't have anything left to lose anymore. we lost everything. so i couldn't worry more about it. it is not going to help with anything. jus
you think about superstorm sandy, a lot of people got caught offguard, so you find people doing everything to be ready this time. they say it's a five-day supply of water you should have. >> right. that's what we're looking at. if you have any information or video, pass it along to me. >> thanks, george. >>> maine braces for intense snow. we will be speaking to that state's emergency management director for an update coming up. to find you a great deal, even if it's not with us. [ ding ] oh, that's helpful! well, our company does that, too. actually, we invented that. it's like a sauna in here. helping you save, even if it's not with us -- now, that's progressive! call or click today. no mas pantalones! in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't get back to sleep. it's an effective sleep medicine you don't take before bedtime. take it in bed only when you need it and have at least four hours left for sleep
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: flooding is also a major concern in coastal areas including many towns hit hard by superstorm sandy. this staten island resident who gets help from a tent shelter is getting worried. >> i really don't know what the people down here are going to do. if we lose this, i don't know what we're going to do. this is like the only thing we have here. >> reporter: the powerful blizzard was created after two storms, one from the west, the other from the south, merged. airlines canceled thousands of flights. >> i was in the other airport, jfk. they rebooked me and sent me over here. i got here. now they said this one is canceled. so now they have me booked for a flight tomorrow night if flights are going. >> reporter: the heaviest snowfall is expected overnight with wind gusts possibly reaching 75 miles per hour. in new york jamie colby, fox news. >>> you saw the blizzard taking its toll on travelers, the impacts felt all the way here to the d.c. region, been a long day for many people faced with canceled flights, trains and buses. fox 5's maureen umeh with that story. >> most flights north
superstorm sandy, which struck just over three months ago. >> and that was jay grey reporting from boston. they are getting clobbered. >> such a serious weather event. as you mentioned, the northeast, new england and new york getting hit hard. are we feeling any of the impact here, chuck? >> oh, have you been outside at all this morning? you go that we are definitely dealing with our own impacts, but compared to our friends and neighbors up to the north and east of us, we're getting away relatively unscathed. that doesn't mean it's a pleasant day to be outside. it's cold. temperatures are in the upper 20s and low 30s around the area. as you can well imagine, that's only half the story. these are the current wind gusts. 43-mile-per-hour wind gusts in the city of washington. 40-mile-an-hour gusts out of manassas. that has windchills in the teens and low 20s. not much coming down on radar, so we won't need to be worried about breaking out the snow shovels. temperatures will stay in the teens through low 20s early this morning. a sunny and cold finish to your morning. we'll talk about the res
in staten island, which was an area hit hard by superstorm sandy. we'll go there next. [ male announcer ] need help keeping your digestive balance in sync? try align. it's the number one ge recommended probiotic that helps maintain digestive balance. ♪ stay in the groove with align. ♪ need help keeping your digestive balance in sync? try align. it's a probiotic that fortifies your digestive system with healthy bacteria 24/7. because your insides set the tone. stay in the groove with align. >>> blizzard pummeling the northeast tonight is the last thing staten island needs. three months ago, hurricane sandy hit the borough hard. now, a snow storm. gary tuchman joins us from staten island. that community was hit very hard by sandy just three months ago. >> well, anderson, staten island is not getting as much snow as massachusetts or connecticut, but nowhere in the blizzard zone was there more anxiety because of what happened here three months ago. staten island is 5% of the population of new york city, but in more than half of the deaths, 23 people died here in staten island from hurri
after superstorm sandy? >> reporter: right, the ripple effect could be huge. new york city is saying we are certainly prepared for the storm but flooding always is a main concern especially for the areas left vulnerable following superstorm sandy. they're more vulnerable to the high winds and that storm surge. here in the big apple, they have 250,000 tons of salt on standby as well as 1800 snowplows. new york city transportation authority is preparing to use superpowered snow throwers in an effort to keep the trains running smoothly. new york's governor, andrew cuomo is setting up at noon today his emergency operations center. rick, that is really to coordinate all the relief efforts. back to you. rick: anna kooiman, live in midtown manhattan. new york city. anna thank you. alisyn: as you can imagine this major snowstorm is paralyzing air travel. that affects people across the country not just on the east coast. airlines have canceled more than 3 thou flights today. this man hoping to fly from phoenix to boston, well, he is not going anywhere for days. >> our initial flight was canceled
, in particular to areas made vulnerable following superstorm sandy including long island and new jersey. now, the federal emergency management agency has also gotten involved, monitoring the storm from washington, d.c. and urging everyone in the northeast to heed the local warnings here and to stay indoors until this storm passes. jenna, back to you. jenna: anna, thank you. jon: gun control, you probably know, is a centerpiece of the president's second term agenda likely to be a part of his state of the union address on tuesday. some critics are saying the mainstream media essentially are cheerleaders for this push by the president. check out piers morgan's reaction to firing what is a legal machine gun. [gunfire] >> why would any civilian need one of these? >> this is an investment. i purchased one of these a while back for about $1200 and sold it -- $12,000 and sold it for $45,000. >> incredible. incredible. jon: also a week after the white house released this photo of the president shooting skeet at camp david, the white house still answering questions about why it didn't put the photo ou
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